1. Collection
Registered Number 835
Acronym CCMA-UFSCar
Full Name Coleção de Culturas de Microalgas de Água Doce
Institution Federal University of São Carlos
Comment The culture collection has ~780 strains of freshwater microalgae, more than 160 in axenic condiitons and some strains are also cryopreserved *** Previous Acronym UFSCarCC ***
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Inessa Lacativa Bagatini
Postal Address Via Washington Luis km 235,Sao Carlos,Sao Paulo,13565-905
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 16-33066682
Telephone 2 +55 (16) 33518311
Fax 1 +55 (16) 33518308
E-mail 1 ccma.ufscar@gmail.com
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor FAPESP
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Inessa Lacativa Bagatini
Curator Prof. Armando Augusto Henriques Vieira (physiology)
Prof. Inessa Lacativa Bagatini (Microalgae culture)
Dr. Antônio Luiz Sartori (technician/maintenance)
Dr. Letícia Piton Tessarolli (crypreservation)
Dr. Thaís Garcia da Silva (taxonomy)
Number of Staff Algology (5)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Biochemistry
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Extracellular polysaccharides role
algae/bacteria Interaction
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(microalgae (chlorophytes, streptophytes, diatoms, and others) and cyanobateria)
Liquid N2(microalgae (chlorophytes))
Control of the culture microscopy
bacteria and fungi tests
AFLP (genetic stability)
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 780 650
Cyanobacteria 60 58
Microalgae 780 650
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Algae 90 90
Cyanobacteria 90 90
Microalgae 3 3
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to research within network
free to Teaching (Public schools)
free to Students
exchange with National collections
fee for Public Universities
fee for commercial proposes
fee for Private companies
fee for Private Institutions
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1978 year(s)
Need help to publish
Publish own catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(microalgae inocula)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
algicides bioassays
metal complexation
coloides production
Consulation about Preservation
bimassa production
blooms occurence
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-02-27
Date of Reply 2020-01-11